Topic Review
Value Creation in China's Platform Enterprises
Platform enterprises have emerged as one of the most popular business models in the era of knowledge economy. The success of platform enterprises relies on continuous value creation by constructing an efficient platform and attracting more users to participate in order to create more value for the users and by the users. Different factors make unique contributions to the process of value creation in China's platform enterprises.
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  • 17 May 2022
Topic Review
Institutional Theory and International Construction Market
International construction market is heavily affected by institutional factors. A variety of clues show that institutional factors have a complex impact on contractors’ IMS. This entry extensively collects institutional factors predicted to impact contractors’ IMS by literature review, selects 10 specific institutional factors from different perspectives, theoretically deduces their effects on contractor’s IMS, and takes international Chinese contractors’ IMS practice as the empirical research material and collects data for logistic regression analysis to test the assumptions.
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  • 17 May 2022
Topic Review
Cultural Heritage
For urban development worldwide, the revitalisation of cultural heritage and historical buildings is regarded as a strategy for creating jobs, increasing residents’ access to local culture, improving their quality of life, and developing the urban economy. The key factor in the revitalisation of cultural heritage and historical buildings is a strategy for developing the urban economy.
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  • 17 May 2022
Topic Review
Online Reviews Encourage Customers to Write Online Reviews
The impact of online reviews on customer satisfaction, trust, and consumer intent to write a review decreases or dilutes over time. More specifically, the effect of online reviews in T + 1 diminishes as consumers experience a particular restaurant compared to when they initially encountered the review. The impacts of online reviews on satisfaction and trust gradually decrease over time. However, the relationship between online reviews and trust is only significant in T + 1. Additionally, the effect of trust on customer intent to write a review initially increases (T) and then, gradually drops over time (T + 1).
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  • 16 May 2022
Topic Review
Perceived Environmental, Social, Governance and Consumers’ Responses
There are direct positive effects of social and governance dimensions of perceived Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) on brand credibility, brand image, and perceived quality. However, no direct impact of the environmental dimension of perceived ESG on brand-related constructs was identified. Further, the research confirmed that brand credibility, brand image and perceived quality partially mediate the relationship between perceived ESG and attitude.
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  • 16 May 2022
Topic Review
Gender Differences in Food Insecurity
Food insecurity (FI) remains a challenge not only in less-developed countries but also worldwide. The literature indicates higher rates of FI for women than men in some regions of the world.
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  • 16 May 2022
Topic Review
Work-Life Balance, Job Performance and Knowledge Risks
Despite the focus on knowledge risks in the literature, a limited number of studies have empirically examined technological knowledge risks in terms of digitalization, old technologies, and cybercrime as moderating variables in the relationship between work-life balance and job performance. To address this gap, this entry investigated the moderation effects of technological knowledge risks on the relationship between work-life balance and job performance during the pandemic period in employees of cooperative credit banks. A quantitative approach that involved gathering surveys was adopted. Applying PLS-SEM, the empirical findings revealed that technological knowledge risks have a significant impact on the relationship between work-life balance and job performance. Additionally, this research encourages managers to create and maintain a healthy work environment that promotes valuable employees’ job performance while also evaluating the use of new technological advances and their related risks.
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  • 16 May 2022
Topic Review
Natural Gas in the Transition of Energy
Natural gas is considered an important bridge in the transition of energy in the world. However, the development and management of unconventional gas now face many challenges.  Natural gas consumption and population have a long-run relationship with CO2 emissions. Consistent with other studies, there is a positive relationship between CO2 emissions and natural gas consumption, GDP, and population.
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  • 15 May 2022
Topic Review
IoT Adoption Direct Benefit for Organizations
The Internet of Things (IoT) ushered in a new industrial revolution, the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), resulting in radical changes across all industries. IoT has differentiated itself from other technologies by incorporating smart features that enable it to sense, collect, communicate, and analyze massive amounts of data from various internal and external sources across a global network. These IoT features offer numerous benefits to organizations and make IoT critical to business success in the coming years.
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  • 13 May 2022
Topic Review
Corporate Social Responsibility in Saudi Arabia
In Saudi Arabia, as in the international arena, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a trending phenomenon that has been transforming and influencing government policies, business strategic management, and societal relationships.
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  • 13 May 2022
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